Bold Face: Champs

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Bold Face explores the cult of celebrity and the styles, trends and brands that stars show off in movies, at events and living their daily lives. To be considered for inclusion please contact senior editor, Deirdre Carroll.



With the Olympics just around the corner all eyes are on the world’s best athletes. In this edition of Bold Face we feature three sports superstars who are champions in their own right…

Drew Brees just became the NFL’s first guaranteed $100 Million Dollar Man. The New Orleans Saints quarterback signed his new contract on July 13. The $100 million 5-year contract has the largest amount of guaranteed money in NFL history ($60 million) with $40 million of the contract paid the first year. The size of the contract isn’t surprising given that Brees holds the NFL single-season record for most passing yards in a season by a quarterback, with 5,476 yards, which he accomplished during the 2011 season. With is future made in the shade, Brees needs shades up to the task and he has them in the Viceroy from Dragon...

 


Martin Kaymer, the German top ranked golf-professional, is featured wearing the new BOSS Black sunglasses. Kaymer, who is the face of the new campaign, embodies the refined, sporty-chic character of the brand. The campaign shows him wearing an aviator-shaped model, the BOSS 0409/S, from Safilo. The 27-year-old charismatic golf champion became one of the world’s youngest golfers to win an amazing number of tournaments on the world’s professional golf circuit. His wins include the PGA Championship, the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship, the Abu Dhabi Golf Championship, and the WGC-HSBC Champions…

 


Luís Carlos Almeida da Cunha, commonly known as Nani, gained international popularity during the EURO 2012 games broadcast live around the world when he scored twice and assisted once in Paulo Bento's first game in charge of Portugal. The Portuguese footballer is currently playing as a winger for English club Manchester United in the Premier League and the Portugal national team. At Euro 2012, Nani started in the opening match for Portugal against Germany and after he was seen wearing the Blackfin BF575 Vulcano sunglasses, distributed in the U.S. by Villa Eyewear, on his promotional tour.